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  1. Batavia opens cooling center for Sunday heat waveRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Kane Co. Chronicle

    BATAVIA – Because the National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory for the area starting Sunday morning and continuing until 7 p.m. July 24, Batavia announced its cooling center will be open for the benefit of the elderly, families with small children, and other vulnerable residents without the benefit of air conditioning. The cooling center is at Batavia City Hall, 100 N. Island Ave. Although the center is open 24 hours a day, the city is unable to provide sleeping accommodations, the news alert stated.

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  2. Drive continues on behalf of Batavia familyRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Kane Co. Chronicle

    BATAVIA – The community has rallied to support the family of a youth baseball coach who died unexpectedly July 2. Marcus Alley, a 43-year-old father of six, was on a run near Batavia Middle School when he died of sudden heart failure, according to a news release from a family friend. His death came as a shock to his family and the community, where Alley was involved with many of his children's activities, according to the release.

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  3. Electric boat rental new at Batavia Depot PondRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Kane Co. Chronicle

    BATAVIA – A new way to navigate the Fox River has launched in Batavia with the arrival of Cruisin' Waves electric boats, offering an easy and ecologically friendly experience on the water. Owner Michael Preston of North Aurora has teamed with the Batavia Park District to offer the rentals at the site of the district's paddleboat rides available evenings and weekends.

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  4. Tales From The Motherhood: Mini Cooper vs. Subaru - a mom's dilemmaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Kane Co. Chronicle

    I was in love. Who can resist the charms of a Mini Cooper? My kids, apparently. Thrown back into another car quest by an apparently distracted driver , I had to at least explore whether the love was real.

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  5. Face Time with Tasha FoutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Kane Co. Chronicle

    Batavia resident Tasha Fouts, 37, was working at Liz & Kate Accessory Boutique in Geneva when she answered questions for the Kane County Chronicle's Brenda Schory. Pets? My half-Yorkie half-lhasa apso Woodson came to work with me every day, but he passed away last year.

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  6. Teens face vandalism charges in BataviaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    BATAVIA – Five teens face criminal charges after damaging mailboxes on the city's east side, according to the Batavia Police Department. Detective Kevin Bretz said the 18-year-olds – Tomas J. Yurisich, Michael T. Fossali, Tyler N. Tamplin, Colin N. Thurston and Andrew Costigan – pushed over about five mailboxes along Norcross Drive about 1:30 a.m. July 17. Yurisich, of the 900 block of Knox Lane, Batavia; Fossali, of the 0S600 block of Ellithorp Lane, Geneva; Tamplin, of the 800 block of Boyd Court, Batavia; Thurston, of the 1100 block of Edwards Drive, Batavia; and Costigan, of the 700 block of Nordic Court, Batavia; each were charged with criminal damage to property, a Class A misdemeanor, according to police.

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  7. Kane County Fair opens with heat on the horizonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    Zeke Wackerlin, 14, of Waterman, walks one of his pigs to the swine washing area during the opening day of the Kane County Fair in St. Charles July 20. ST. CHARLES – With meteorologists forecasting multiple days of triple-digit heat indexes, 18-year-old Jaide Panek of Batavia expected her time at the Kane County Fair would involve hosing down the 11 pigs she and her 16-year-old sister, Jacie, were showing.

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  8. Out and About - BataviaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    COST & INFO : Seniors are invited to drop in and play games, cards and have coffee and conversation. The cost is $1.

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  9. Cult musical to amp up teen angstRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    Batavians Justin Knautz as the villainous JD, and J.D. Rodriguez as Kurt Kelly, and Nathan Knautz as Ram Sweeney ) rehearse a scene for the Vero Voce production of "Heathers: The Musical" at the Pheasant Run MainStage in St. Charles. Performances will run for two weekends starting July 22. Maddy Donatelli of Geneva as Martha Dunstock, and Katelyn Jassoy of St. Charles as protagonist Veronica Sawyer rehearse a scene for the Vero Voce production of "Heathers: The Musical" at the Pheasant Run MainStage in St. Charles.

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  10. Batavia United Way scholarships to boost kindergartners' odds of successRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    BATAVIA – For the second year, Batavia United Way is offering financial support to qualified low-income Batavians who would like their kindergarten-age students to have an all-day kindergarten experience. Batavia public schools offer half-day kindergarten within their district, and the Batavia Park District administers the second half of the day with a kindergarten enrichment program.

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  11. High school baseball: Pitching earns praise in Batavia-St. Charles East summer playoff gameRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    ST. CHARLES – The ace of a pitching staff is expected to shut down opponents, but usually it takes some time for him to earn that role. Klebosits, who will be a senior when the school year begins, tossed a five-hit shutout, and St. Charles East needed that effort to edge Batavia 1-0 in a summer state playoff game July 13. “Coming into this year I have to have a lot of confidence, a little bit of swagger,” Klebosits said.

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  12. Mosquito trap near Batavia detects West Nile virusRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 19 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    BATAVIA – A batch of mosquitoes collected near Batavia has tested positive for West Nile virus, according to a news release from the Kane County Health Department. Although this is the first time this year that one of the department's mosquito traps has yielded a positive test for West Nile, traps in Geneva and Elgin operated by a private contractor also yielded positive results in the last week, the release stated.

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  13. Batavia police reportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 18 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    Information in Police Reports is obtained from the Batavia Police Department. Individuals in Police Reports who have been charged with a crime have not been proven guilty in court.

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  14. Tales From The Motherhood: The highlights and lowlights of firework displaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    Of that night in 1976, for example, 200 years after the revolution that inspired them, when my Uncle Nelson visited and we sat on the hill in the dark, the night sky punctured with blasts of color that lit up our faces. And of another time, when Uncle Bill and Aunt Linda took all of us kids to the park for the fireworks and it rained.

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  15. Triad group hosts annual picnic, honors veteransRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    Carmen Calderone of Geneva and Dick Floyd of Geneva play a game with Betty Lemmon of Geneva and Cynthia Floyd of Geneva during the Kane County TRIAD picnic at Wheeler Park in Geneva July 15. Kane County TRIAD works in an advisory capacity to support local law enforcement agencies in their efforts to protect our senior population against crime and securtiy issues. Darlene Zuwalla of Geneva Township attends the Kane County TRIAD picnic at Wheeler Park in Geneva July 15. Kane County TRIAD works in an advisory capacity to support local law enforcement agencies in their efforts to protect our senior population against crime and securtiy issues.

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  16. Batavia quilt show preview: 10 photosRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    Chris Winter, curator of the Batavia Depot Museum, gives the Kane County Chronicle a sneak peek at the Batavia Quilt and Textile Show open until 6 p.m. Friday, and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. July 16 and 17 at Shannon Hall at the Eastside Community Center, 14 N. Van Buren St., Batavia. With sunlight streaming through stained glass windows, the setting befits the exquisite array of quilts representing a vintage spirit to contemporary design from gifted artists in the Tri-Cities and beyond.

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  17. Campus NotesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    The following area students were named to the University of Iowa Spring 2016 Dean's List: Karina Danielson of Batavia, Christopher Felder of Batavia, Andrea Heinz of Batavia, Joseph Leiferman of Batavia, Trey Nelson of Batavia, Athena Nicklaus of Batavia, Stephanie Schulz of Batavia, Paulina Szakiel of Batavia, Haleigh Theuerkauf of Batavia, Alison Warren of Batavia, Marissa Southern of Big Rock, Ryan Dornink of Elburn, Jessica Kolzow of Elburn, Alyssa Nolte of Elburn, Alexandria Seavey of Elburn, Ethan Altmayer of Geneva, Emily Fohn of Geneva, Gianna Hansen of Geneva, Alexandra Hardy of Geneva, Austin Hutchinson of Geneva, McKenna Lange of Geneva, Amanda Lulek of Geneva, Nicholas McCarty of Geneva, Conner Melching of Geneva, Kylie Monahan of Geneva, Madeline Pavlik of Geneva, Stephanie Soeldner of Geneva, Jacob Zicherman of Geneva, Victoria Hunger of North Aurora, William Spooner of ... (more)

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  18. Group makes donation to Lazarus House on behalf of its Geneva hostRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    BNI Active Business Connections made a $1,250 donation July 7 to Lazarus House on behalf of FONA – or Flavors of North America – according to a news release. The release indicated this was a way for BNI Active Business Connections to publicly thank FONA, which hosts the group's weekly meetings at its Geneva facility.

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  19. Weekend 10: Kane County Fair, vintage aircraft, opera to highlight weekend's top entertainmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    WHEN: July 20 to 24 WHERE: Kane County Fairgrounds, 525 S. Randall Road, St. CharlesCOST & INFO: The Kane County Fair promises down-home fun with 4-H competitions, carnival thrill rides, bands, a demolition derby, championship bull riding and Swifty Swine Racing Pigs. Cost is $5 Wednesday and Thursday; $10 Friday to Sunday; $5 for ages 3 to 12; or a season ticket for $20.

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  20. 'Midsummer Night's Dream' ready to bewitchRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Kane Co. Chronicle

    BATAVIA – The beguiling young lovers, fairies and homespun amateur actors who inhabit Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" are headed to their latest home under the stars in Batavia. They will ply their joyful mischief in the courtyard of the Batavia Fine Arts Centre from July 22 to Aug. 7. "This will be the second year," Director Julane Sullivan said of the courtyard venue.

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